Wie-Yin Chen, the starting pitcher for the Orioles, outperformed the more experienced Andy Pettitte of the New York Yankees.
Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 09, 2012
The Baltimore Orioles bounced back in front of the delighted crowd Monday night. Based on a report from abcnews.com, the team beat the Yankees in a 3-2 victory for the game 2 of the American League Division Series. And according to entertainment and sports news website GreenBeanBuddy.com, the Baltimore Orioles made a statement with its win.
It was said in the report that the Orioles trailed behind the Yankees by one point on the first three innings. Ichiro Suzuki scored a single for the New York team on the first inning thanks to his fast dodging of Matt Wieters' tag attempts. However, it added that Baltimore took the lead on the third with a double led off by Chris Davis. Weiters led off another single for the team on the sixth. And although Yankees also scored another on the seventh as the report detailed, they failed to outscore the Orioles.
Additionally, the report shared that Wie-Yen Chen, the starting pitcher for the Orioles, outperformed the more experienced Andy Pettitte of the New York Yankees. Chen, related the report, only allowed two runs and only one of them was earned. When he left the field on the seventh inning, it was said that he was given a standing ovation by the crowd.
Below is an excerpt from the post Orioles Beat Yankees on ALDS Game 2 by GreenBeanBuddy.com.
“On Sunday night, the Yankees and the Orioles battled it out for the game 1 of the American League Division Series. But sadly for the Orioles, the Yankees took the win and got ahead – in a quite dramatic way, that is. However, last night, the Orioles bounced back and yanked game 2 tying the series.
Taiwan native Wie-Yin Chen was the starting pitcher for the Orioles. And outperforming veteran Andy Pettitte, he kept the Yankees in check. He allowed only two runs and just one of them was earned. He left for the dugout in the seventh inning with a standing ovation from the crowd of 47,187 at the Camden Yards.”
Entertainment and sports news website GreenBeanBuddy.com said that Chen's performance during the game two of ALDS proved that experience is not assurance to win. Apart from that, the site also stated that with their win, the Baltimore Orioles made a statement that they are not the same team that was used to be easily knocked down anymore.
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